The first half-hour of today's program is an interview by phone with author Thomas Hollyday. Tommy has a series of seven mystery novels called The River Sunday Romance Mystery series. All the novels are set in the Chesapeake region. Tommy weaves history and legend of the Chesapeake in his contemporary mysteries. He has an abiding concern for the wild habitat of the region and a part of the proceeds from his books goes to support wildlife drinking water resources.
The second segment of the program is an interview with Ron Sauder, the new president of The Eastern Shore Writers Association and Susan Jones author of a history of the organization. We’ll talk with Ron about his plans for ESWA in the upcoming year and with Susan about the rich history of the organization. Ron owns and operates a publishing company called Secant based in Salisbury that has published sev eral books by ESWA authors. In addition to serving as ESWA’s historian, Susan Jones is a teacher and has published several books of poetry.